Rural News

Newsletter Articles: Week of October 2, 2017

Federal Policy Changes Limiting Food Assistance Would Affect Congressional Districts Across the State
California Budget & Policy Center | June 2017

Charter Schools and the Local Control Funding Formula
Public Policy Institute of California | September 2017

Californians and Housing Affordability
Public Policy Institute of California | September 2017
One-third of Native American and African American children are (still) in poverty
Economic Policy Institute | 9/20/17

Creative Solutions to the Rural Doctor Shortage
The Daily Yonder | 9/21/17

Medicaid Cuts in Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill Would Hit Rural Hard
The Daily Yonder | 9/22/17

1,741 districts violated drinking water rules in 2016. Did you drink their water?
The Sacramento Bee | 9/22/17

Tribal Housing Reveals Inequalities in Indian Country
U.S. News | 9/23/17

A nation in overdose peril: Pinpointing the most impacted communities and the local gaps in care
Brookings | 9/25/17

Fresno Designated as a ‘Talent Hub,’ Earns $350,000 in Grant Funding
The Business Journal | 9/25/17

Hospice Services in Rural Areas Can Reduce Need for More Expensive Services
The Daily Yonder | 9/26/17

A group of county workers says goodbye to downtown Fresno, hello to Clovis
The Fresno Bee | 9/26/17

Stanislaus County leaders slam pot legalization, but approve rules for dispensaries, indoor grows
The Modesto Bee | 9/26/17

Laila Ali to speak at Women’s Business Conference
The Bakersfield Californian | /9/26/17
Fresno Humane’s Free Adoption Event is Helping a Lot of Needy Animals Find Homes
ABC30 | 9/26/17

Supervisors launch Hart Park planning process
The Bakersfield Californian | 9/26/17

Big Data Shows the Way to Healthier Playgrounds for All
PublicCEO | 9/26/17

Community Health Centers facing fiscal cliff if Congress does not renew key funding this week
The Bakersfield Californian | 9/26/17

Saint Agnes Debuts New Pacemaker in Central Valley
The Business Journal | 9/26/17

Valley air district focuses on particulate pollution at local workshop
The Bakersfield Californian | 9/26/17

Princeton Review Lists UC Merced Among Top Green colleges
UC Merced | 9/26/17

California Schools Facing $24B in Retiree Health Costs
U.S. News | 9/26/17

Senator Tom Berryhill’s Bill Helping Disabled Veterans Signed Into Law
Sierra Sun Times | 9/26/17

The digital road to safety: Public-private knowledge sharing to improve city road safety
Brookings | 9/26/17

WHCL hosts transfer fair for students
The Sentinel | 9/27/17

Taking college classes in high school can lead to more college success
EdSource | 9/27/17

More California Students Taking Advanced Placement Exams
Capital Public Radio | 9/27/17

Helping Your College Age Child in a Medical Emergency
ABC30 | 9/27/17

’This is where the need is’ Health center funding cliff would shutter rural physician training programs
The Bakersfield Californian | 9/27/17

Kern ranks among highest in state for STDs
The Bakersfield Californian | 9/27/17

Merced County elected official says ‘ghost’ criticized him for anti-Jewish video
Merced Sun-Star | 9/27/17

State test scores are here. See how your school district is doing
The Fresno Bee | 9/27/17

Farmersville water rates could go up
Visalia Times-Delta | 9/27/17

Eligible DACA recipients have one week to renew as extension hopes fade
89.3 KPCC | 9/28/17

To Improve Teacher Training, States Try ‘Micro Credentials’
The PEW Charitable Trusts | 9/28/17

California voters want early childhood as priority issue, statewide poll shows
EdSource | 9/28/17

Newsletter Articles: Week of October 9, 2017

Want to pull Californians out of poverty? Consider the EITC
CAFWD | 6/27/17

What’s at State in Current Federal Budget Proposals: Fact Sheets by Congressional District
California Budget & Policy Center | August 2017

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government
Public Policy Institute of California | September 2017

Public TV Puts Rural America in the Spotlight
The Daily Yonder | 9/28/17

Why Blacks and Hispanics Rely on Their Homes for Their Wealth
Zillow | 9/29/17

What Sets Rural Churches Apart? It’s Not Politics, Money, or Theology
The Daily Yonder | 9/29/17

Riverside County solar project scores $131-million deal with Central Valley farm district
Desert Sun | 9/29/17

Latest academic tests underscore California’s education crisis
CALmatters | 10/1/17

Living in Merced county makes finding healthy food harder for some, analysis says
Merced Sun-Star | 10/1/17

Valley Resident Provides First-Hand Account of Las Vegas Shooting
Valley Public Radio | 10/2/17

Shelters, cars and crowded rooms
EdSource | 10/2/17

Tulare hospital board seeks two new members
Visalia Times-Delta | 10/2/17

San Joaquin County CASA program helps children in foster care
Lodi News | 10/3/17

Latest student English and math test results released
Sierra Star | 10/3/17

Heads of county, 2 cities talk vagrants, SR 99, other common issues
The Madera Tribune | 10/3/17

Stories of the Doctor Shortage, Mapped
Valley Public Radio | 10/3/17

Tribes urged to consider boosting revenue via cannabis industry
The Cannifornian | 10/3/17

Sequoia Field Airport project delayed
Visalia Times-Delta | 10/3/17

Editorial: Housing costs are pushing millions of Californians into poverty
San Francisco Chronicle | 10/3/17

Fall wines featured this Saturday
Sierra Star | 10/3/17

Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley rail service is an old idea whose time has come again
The Sacramento Bee | 10/4/17

Central Valley Congressman Jeff Denham Champions Funding Increase for Area Teaching Health Centers and Residency Programs
Sierra Sun Times | 10/4/17

A New Water Year Brings Uncertainty to California
Sierra Sun Times | 10/4/17

California Today: 2 Billion for the Taking
The New York Times | 10/4/17

Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley rail service is an old idea whose time has come again
The Sacramento Bee | 10/4/17

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills reforming PACE energy-efficiency loan program
Los Angeles Times | 10/4/17

Before voting, trustees want more information on Oakhurst college sites
Sierra Star | 10/4/17

Valley growers consider new hemp crop
ABC30 | 10/4/17

Training program lifts up underserved in the Central Valley into construction careers
CAFWD | 10/4/17

Poll: Most Americans say ‘dreamers’ should be granted citizenship
PBS Newshour | 10/4/17

As DACA ends, UC Merced students worry about future
Merced Sun-Star | 10/4/17

Poll: Majority opposes repealing gas tax increases in Californian
Los Angeles Times | 10/4/17

Supervisors call Twin Tunnels another high-speed rail
Manteca Bulletin | 10/4/17

County water alliance wants state funding for drought conditions
Visalia Times-Delta | 10/4/17

Central Valley partnership readies underserved locals to fill construction workforce demand
California Economic Summit | 10/4/17

New assistant presiding judge selected for Kern County Superior Court
The Bakersfield Californian | 10/5/17

Central Valley ‘Hot Shots’ Headed to Puerto Rico
Valley Public Radio | 10/5/17

Urgency ordinance would halt reservoir construction
The Sentinel | 10/5/17

New Toolkit Connects City Planning and Environmental Justice
PublicCEO | 10/5/17

Landlords who threaten immigrant tenants with deportation can face civil claims in California
Los Angeles Times | 10/5/17

Most California voters polled back private school vouchers for low-income kids
EdSource | 10/5/17

Immigration crackdown taking heavy toll on Californian students
The Mercury News | 10/5/17

Nine Charts about Wealth Inequality in America (Updated)
Urban Institute | 10/5/16

Urgency ordinance would halt reservoir construction
The Sentinel | 10/5/17

Here’s why the wealth gap is widening between families and everyone else
The Washington Post | 10/5/17

Reforming Remedial Education in Community College
Public Policy Institute of California | 10/5/17

New online tool to track and encourage college aid applications statewide
EdSource | 10/5/17

How the opioid crisis decimated the American workforce
PBS NewsHour | 10/5/17

California farm exports help agriculture, but at what cost?
The Sacramento Bee | 10/5/17

A strong year for orange juice in Tulare County, abroad
Visalia Times-Delta | 10/5/17

Stroke claims former Stanislaus County supervisor Nick Blom
The Modesto Bee | 10/5/17

Westside farmer who puts his fields underwater is named the Agriculturalist of the Year
The Fresno Bee | 10/5/17

Fresno State to host statewide summit on educational interpreting
Fresno State College of Health and Human Services | 10/5/17

Anil Olivera installed as new Coarsegold postmaster
Sierra Star | 10/6/17

Harvest Hoedown helps fund Madera Community Hospital
The Madera Tribune | 10/6/17

Air quality and a future with Yosemite wildfires
The Madera Tribune | 10/6/17

Merced County Officials Say Former Castle Air Force Base Will Turn Into Area for Testing Self-Driving Cars
ABC30 | 10/6/17

Elevate CA: Lift Up California Millennials With Higher Education
CAFWD | 10/6/17

The Valley’s global ambassadors in scrubs
The Fresno Bee | 10/7/17

Bigger Police Presence at Big Fresno Fair to Keep Community Safe
ABC30 | 10/7/17

Signs of hope amid Smarter Balanced math scores
EdSource | 10/8/17